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Fire weather forecasts

At 7:30 a.m. and 3 p.m. each day the National Weather Service puts out a fire weather forecast. Find your county listed below and click on it to get a look at the latest fire weather forecast for your area.

Northwest Wisconsin [exit DNR]
Counties: Ashland, Bayfield, Burnett, Douglas, Iron, Price, Sawyer and Washburn.

Northeast Wisconsin [exit DNR]
Counties: Brown, Calumet, Door, Florence, Forest, Kewaunee, Langlade, Lincoln, Manitowoc, Marathon, Marinette, Menominee, Oconto, Oneida, Outagamie, Portage, Shawano, Vilas, Waupaca, Waushara, Winnebago and Wood.

West Central Wisconsin [exit DNR]
Counties: Barron, Chippewa, Dunn, Eau Claire, Pepin, Pierce, Polk, Rusk and St. Croix.

Southwest & Northcentral Wisconsin [exit DNR]
Counties: Buffalo, Crawford, Grant, Jackson, La Crosse, Monroe, Richland, Trempealeau, Vernon, Clark, Taylor, Adams and Juneau.

Southeast Wisconsin [exit DNR]
Counties: Columbia, Dane, Dodge, Fond du Lac, Green, Green Lake, Iowa, Jefferson, Kenosha, Lafayette, Marquette, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Rock, Sauk, Sheboygan, Walworth, Washington and Waukesha.

In addition to fire weather forecasts, many other sources of weather and forest-fuel related information exist that can help firefighters prepare for and predict what fire behavior to expected on a given day. The Northland Fire weather page [exit DNR] contains links to some of these resources, as well as long-term forecasts for Wisconsin.

Last Revised: Thursday August 29 2013